Crunch Time for Undergrads!

Pound a Redbull, run 5 miles, sit on a green field, or procrastinate up until the wee hours before your exams, because no matter what you do, they are coming. Sure, I could have included some cliche line about “winter is coming”, but I think we’ve Game of Thrones’d out the universe on that one. For those of you worrying about these exams, just do yourselves a favor and remember that they are essentially...

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Preparing to Prepare
Apr16

Preparing to Prepare

Despite the fact that for many, classes have now come to an end, exams still loom around the corner; the easter holidays are a brief glimpse of freedom that will probably be snatched away by endless nights spent in the library. If you’re anything like me, studying will be the last thing you want to do after gorging on chocolate in the spring sunshine, so here are some tips on getting ready to study, even if you don’t get...

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How to survive the exam period
Dec07

How to survive the exam period

To all of you out there still day-dreaming about Christmas break… It’s exam period, you (I) forget how it’s like to have a life, you (I) update my home address to ’University Library’ and you (I) can’t find any valid reason for paying someone to let me do exams. You (I) look through out Facebook-news feed only to relate pictures like this: … Only to realize you are one Facebook instead of reading for the exam tomorrow. In my...

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Ways you can tackle the double SS’s: Stress and Studying
Dec04

Ways you can tackle the double SS’s: Stress and Studying

So it’s that time of year where the library has become 24 hours, people are stocking up on red bull and coffee, and endless hours of revision become a routine of normal life… That’s right it’s the daunting exam period! Realistically speaking, some stress before and during the exams is literally inevitable, however it is making sure that this stress doesn’t negatively impact you. Personally, I used to not be very good at managing my...

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Take a Break!
Oct11

Take a Break!

Hamilton fans will be all too familiar with Eliza Schuylers’s husband who simply had to get his plan through congress. Though few of us will be whittling away our hours writing fifty-one Federalist Papers, student life can do a decent job of putting that “non-stop” mentality in our heads. Everyone has that week, or two, or three where it seems every aspect of your life has conspired to throw all it has at you at the same time: your...

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